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Architectural Detail, Ephesus Library

Architectural Detail, Ephesus Library

Sunday BONUS

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Lord’s Day, the

As well as keeping the Sabbath, the first Christians assembled together on the first day of the week to commemorate Jesus Christ’s resurrection through the Lord’s Supper. The Lord’s Day quickly became the focal point of the Christian week, eventually assuming the characteristics of the Jewish Sabbath, namely worship and rest.

The disciples continued to observe the Sabbath
Lk 23:56 See also Ac 13:14,42; 16:13; 17:2; 18:4

The Lord’s Day commemorated Jesus Christ’s resurrection
The resurrection took place on the first day of the week Mk 16:9 See alsoMt 28:1-7 pp Mk 16:1-7 pp Lk 24:1-6 pp Jn 20:1

The disciples assembled together on the first day of the weekAc 20:7 See also Jn 20:19-20,24-26

The Lord’s Day took over the role of the Sabbath
1 Cor. 16:2 See alsoRev.1:10

Note: pp stands for parallel passage

Manser, Martin H. Dictionary of Bible Themes: The Accessible and Comprehensive Tool for Topical Studies. London: Martin Manser, 2009. Print.

The International Sunday School Lesson

Lesson for August 14, 2016
Under God’s Mercy Romans 9:6-18
Dr. Mark Scott wrote this treatment of the International Sunday School Lesson. Scott teaches preaching and New Testament at Ozark Christian College, Joplin, Missouri. This lesson treatment is published in the August 7 issue of The Lookout magazine, and is also available online at www.lookoutmag.com. ______ By Mark Scott  In the church at Rome, there was tension that you could cut with a circumcision knife. The Jews thought the Gentiles obeyed God’s laws rather flippantly. The Gentiles thought the Jews had squandered their place as God’s people. Paul’s teaching in this text is that both groups have to live under God’s mercy. God’s plan to save the world through Jesus had been explained in Romans 1–8. The question that remained was how Jews and Gentiles related to that plan. Could God use the Jews if they have squandered his advantages and mercy (9:1-5)? Likewise could the Gentiles, who did not have God’s mercy (2:12-16, 25-29), get …

Christian Worship Three Year Lectionary (with Supplemental Lectionary)

SUNDAY, AUGUST 14, 2016 | PENTECOST
THIRTEENTH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST
YEAR C

Old Testament       Jeremiah 23:23–29
 Old Testament       2 Kings 11:1–3, 12–18 (Supplemental)
             Psalm       Psalm 139
 New Testament       Hebrews 12:1–13
New Testament       Ephesians 6:10–20 (Supplemental)
Gospel       Luke 12:49–53


Christian Worship Three Year Lectionary (with Supplemental Lectionary). Bellingham, WA: Logos Bible Software, 2009. Print.

United Methodist Revised Common Lectionary

SUNDAY, AUGUST 14, 2016 | AFTER PENTECOST
PROPER 15
YEAR C

Old Testament       Isaiah 5:1–7
             Psalm       Psalm 80:1–2, 8–19 (UMH 801)
New Testament       Hebrews 11:29–12:2
             Gospel       Luke 12:49–56


Vanderbilt Divinity Library. United Methodist Revised Common Lectionary. Bellingham, WA: Logos Bible Software, 2009. Print.

Catholic Lectionary

SUNDAY, AUGUST 14, 2016 | ORDINARY TIME
TWENTIETH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
YEAR C | ROMAN MISSAL
On the same date: Assumption of the Blessed Virgin, Vigil

First Reading       Jeremiah 38:4–6, 8–10
Response       Psalm 40:14b
              Psalm       Psalm 40:2–4, 18
Second Reading       Hebrews 12:1–4
Gospel Acclamation       John 10:27
Gospel       Luke 12:49–53


Catholic Lectionary. Bellingham, WA: Logos Bible Software, 2009. Print.

Lutheran Service Book Three Year Lectionary

SUNDAY, AUGUST 14, 2016 | PENTECOST
PROPER 15
YEAR C

 Old Testament       Jeremiah 23:16–29
             Psalm       Psalm 119:81–88
Epistle       Hebrews 11:17–31 (32–40) 12:1–3
Gospel       Luke 12:49–53 (54–56)


Lutheran Service Book Three Year Lectionary. Bellingham, WA: Logos Bible Software, 2009. Print.

The Episcopal Church

SUNDAY, AUGUST 14, 2016 | AFTER PENTECOST
PROPER 15
YEAR C

Psalm       Psalm 82
First Reading       Jeremiah 23:23–29
 Second Reading       Hebrews 12:1–7 (8–10) 11–14
Gospel       Luke 12:49–56


The Episcopal Church. Book of Common Prayer (1979) Sunday Lectionary. Bellingham, WA: Logos Bible Software, 2010. Print.